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Maxi's Restaurant

Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“red snapper” (28 reviews)
“fish” (30 reviews)
“rice and beans” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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181 - 190 of 302 reviews

Reviewed 4 April 2013

Although advertised as typical Costa Rican food, it's a poor place with meaningless meals. Avoid when traveling with kids.

Thank Hoppekop
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We went during holy week which is a crazy time to visit. Very busy and had to wait for a table. I had a fish dish that was genuinely good. Although the waiter seemed annoyed to have to serve us. It could have just been...More

Thank traliz
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We came here on semana santa and the place was packed. The service was OK (they tried to add 3 additional items on my bill). The food was nothing special - good but not great. I feel that it was really over priced. Unfortunately, Manzanillo...More

Thank Giovanni F
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Burgers were horrible! Rice and beans was a little better than the burgers. This was our first meal here. Maybe we will try the catch of the day later in the week, but the kitchen looked very unsanitary, so maybe not. And why the manager...More

1  Thank dherman001
Reviewed 31 March 2013

My husband and friends had read reviews on Maxi's and wanted to try it out. We took a long bike ride from Cocles to eat lunch here. When we got to Manzanillo we saw the restaurant right away. It was located right on the beach...More

Thank MistyLS
Reviewed 28 March 2013

I read a lot about Maxi's Restaurant while planning our trip to the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. So we were really looking forward to having dinner there. Nobody cared when we arrived. Every server acted very busy although it was not crowded. So we...More

Thank Maren_3003
Reviewed 24 March 2013

Though we arrived with 12 people, the staff did an amazing job of serving us efficiently. The food was good and abundant. I would highly recommend this stop if you are in the area. The restaurant is located on the beach in Manzanillo, with lots...More

Thank csykes
Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

Great food & service. Only thing was a bit loud, but would definitely go again. Not greatest access because it was on 2nd floor, but wouldn't have a problem recommending to anyone.

Thank Max-from-FF
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Quiet, incredibly well prepared, based on catch of the day, fresh tuna takata was the best. Great presentation, went back twice!

Thank KootenayM
Reviewed 9 March 2013

Excellent, best place in Manzanillo, order a "rondom" or a rice and beans...they have the best rondom in the area. In front of the beach.

Thank Dani21CRC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main road, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Manzanillo
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